Ravindra Jadeja IPL 2023: Best all rounder in IPL

Ravindra Jadeja is 34 years old Left-Handed Indian All-rounder player. He is one of the Most Valuable Players (MVPs) in Cricket History. Jadeja has proven himself to be the best all-rounder by showing his ability with the ball, bat, and fielding too. He proved himself in all forms of Cricket. He is a proven match-winner for India and CSK over the years. In this article, we will see about this legendary player, Ravindra Jadeja IPL 2023.

Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja

In IPL 2023, Jadeja is considered an X-factor for CSK. His utilities with bat, bowl, and fielding are irreplaceable. He is a complete package for the team. His presence in the CSK team provides an extra option to play a batter more or a bowler more. Jadeja could be the main trump card for MS Dhoni.

IPL Teams

In IPL, Ravindra Jadeja currently playing for Chennai Super Kings. Ravindra Jadeja is an integral part of CSK. He gives all three dimensions in the game. He was winning part of Rajasthan Royals 2008, Chennai Super Kings 2018, and 2021. He debut in IPL playing for Rajasthan Royals in 2008. He played for Rajasthan in the first two seasons of the IPL. He was banned from the 2010 IPL season for breaching players’ guidelines and indulging in anti-team activities. After being released from banned, he got a contract with Kochi Tuskers Kerala. He played IPL 2011 season for that team. In IPL 2012 auction, CSK bought Jadeja for approx. Rs. 9.8 crore, making him the most expensive buy of that year’s auction. He continued playing for CSK since IPL 2012. In the 2016 and 2017 IPL seasons when CSK was banned, he played IPL for Gujrat Lions.

Check out the complete squad of CSK in IPL 2023.

Performance In IPL

Batting In IPL: Jadeja batted in the lower middle order in most of his innings. In 161 innings of IPL, he scored 2502 runs with an average of 26.62 and a strike rate of 127.59. He has hit 90 sixes and 182 fours in his IPL career. He has scored two half-centuries of which 62* is his highest score. IPL 2021, Jadeja scored 227 runs in 16 matches with a super average of 75.66 and a strike rate of 145.51. In 2020 he scored 232 runs with an amazing strike rate near to 172. Although his IPL 2022 season is not very good, he is performing in IPL very consistently.

Bowling In IPL: Ravindra Jadeja is in the top 12 wicket takers in IPL history. In IPL, Radeja took 132 wickets in 181 innings with an average of 30.79 and an economy of 7.61. In IPL bowling, he has a strike rate of 24.28 and 1 five-wicket haul. In IPL 2021, he took 13 wickets with an average of 26.61 and an economy of 7.06. In that season he has a strike rate of 22.61. similarly, in IPL 2019 he took 15 wickets while he took 19 wickets in IPL 2014, which is his highest in a season.

Fielding In IPL: Ravindra Jadeja is one of the all-time best fielders in world cricket. He has taken 88 catches in 210 matches of the IPL, which is 7th highest in IPL history.

Some IPL Records Held by Ravindra Jadeja:

  • The only player in IPL history with 100+ wickets and 2000+ runs,
  • Most wickets by a Left-Armer/ Left-Arm Spinner (132 wickets),
  • Joint-Highest runs scored in an over/ Highest runs scored in an over by Indian (37 runs),
  • Most four-wicket hauls for Chennai Super Kings (3 times),
  • Best bowling figures in an inning for Chennai Super Kings (5/16),
  • The second most catches for Chennai Super Kings (73 catches),
  • The third most wickets for Chennai Super Kings (114 wickets),
  • The fifth player to play the most matches in IPL (210 matches)

Also, Read:

Who is called Sir in Indian Cricket?

Ravindra Jadeja is called as Sir Ravindra Jadeja. This name got famous as MS Dhoni tweeted some memes mentioning Jadeja as Sir.

Why is Ravindra Jadeja Called Sir?

Ravindra Jadeja is called Sir Ravindra Jadeja by his fan because of MS Dhoni.
But Ravindra Jadeja don’t like being called as Sir.

Do Ravindra Jadeja Like being called as Sir?

Ravindra Jadeja said once in an interview, “People should call me by my name. I hate being called sir. If someone wants to call me anything, they can refer to me as ‘Bapu’. This Sir-Var I do not like at all.”

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